Adjusting the Shutter Speed
(1) Set HOLD/AUTO LOCK selector to the center (auto lock release) position while the camcorder is
in Standby mode.
(2) Press PROGRAM AE repeatedly until
S, or A disappears from the display.
(3) Press SHUTTER SPEED.
The speed is locked at the value which was selected automatically at that time.
As you press SHUTTER SPEED the speed changes 1/100 and 1/1000.
(4) Turn CONTROL dial to select the desired speed. As you turn the dial, speed changes:
To increase the shutter speed, select a smaller setting (large value indicator in the viewfinder).
To lock the manual settings
Set HOLD/AUTO LOCK to HOLD after making the settings. The EXPOSURE, SHUTTER SPEED,
WHT BAL, PROGRAM AE and REC LEVEL buttons, the CONTROL and EXPOSURE dials do not
To return to automatic mode
Set HOLD/AUTO LOCK selector to AUTO LOCK.
To change the setting
Repeat steps 1 to 4 above.
To cancel the setting
Press the SHUTTER SPEED button again after step 2. The SHUTTER SPEED indicator disappears from
Note on the shutter speed
You can set the speed to 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, and 1/30 only when you set the DIGITAL MODE switch to ZOOM.
For quick access to the desired shutter speed
First press SHUTTER SPEED twice to set to 1/100, then press SHUTTER SPEED again to set to 1/1000. Turn
the CONTROL dial for quick access to speeds of more than 1/1000.